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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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27 Groups Urge Congress to Close FBI 'Backdoor Search' Loophole

"Ending this unconstitutional practice is imperative to ensure that foreign intelligence surveillance does not swallow Americans' privacy rights."

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House Dems Ask ExxonMobil Lobbyist to Testify About Climate Misinformation

"For decades, the fossil fuel industry and its allies have used the same tactics as the tobacco industry to spread denial and doubt about the harm of its products," the letter states.

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Tributes Pour in for Civil Rights Activist Bob Moses, Dead at 86

"May his light continue to guide us as we face another wave of Jim Crow laws."

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Ilhan Omar Demands Answers After First Somalia Airstrike of Biden Era

"It is critical that we realize we are not going to simply drone the al-Shabaab problem to death," the Somali-American congresswoman asserted.

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Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Renewables Would Add 8 Million Energy Sector Jobs Worldwide: Study

"Currently, an estimated 18 million people work in the energy industries—a number that is likely to increase, not decrease, to 26 million if we reach our global climate targets."

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In Pre-Sentencing Letter, Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Says Crisis of Conscience Motivated Leak

"I came to believe that the policy of drone assassination was being used to mislead the public that it keeps us safe... I began to speak out, believing my participation in the drone program to have been deeply wrong."

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Rights Groups Urge Ben & Jerry's to End All Sales in 'Apartheid Israel'

"Ben & Jerry's must now fully commit to standing on the right side of history by completely ending its complicity in Israel's separate-and-unequal apartheid regime."

Brett Wilkins ·


Dems Blast McCarthy for Ditching Jan. 6 Probe After Pelosi Rejects 'Apologists for Insurrectionists'

"Republicans vowing to pursue their own investigation of January 6 sounds like a homicide perpetrator promising to look for the real killers," quipped Rep. Bill Pascrell.

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